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What Can I Do if the Airlines Damaged My Scooter?

American Airlines damaged my scooter. What can I do about it?

07/16/2011   |   Category: Civil Actions » Settlements   |   State: California   |   #25193

Can I Be Forced to Sign a Release to Have Settlement Money Given to Me By My Attorney?

Can my lawyer refuse to pay my settlement because I will not sign a release for him to cash the check?

08/06/2010   |   Category: Civil Actions » Settlements   |   State: Washington   |   #22842

How Can I Void a Settlement Based on Duress?

I signed an MSA that I believe did not meet all the requirements of Texas Code. Could you direct me to the Texas Code that covers what is needed on a Settlement Agreement? My concerns about the MSA. It was not signed by Plaintiff's or Defendant's attorneys. 2) I signed this under extreme duress caused by the following. I was kept in the room for 6 hours. Worn out, my worst fear...

01/17/2010   |   Category: Civil Actions » Settlements   |   State: Texas   |   #20475

How Much Interest Can I Collect for a Past Due Debt in Wisconsin?

Six months ago my in-laws terminated a lifelease in Wisconsin and were due back (two months ago) approx. $100,000 from the complex/non-profit corporation. What do think would be fair to ask in interest and penalties on the money due us?

08/03/2009   |   Category: Civil Actions » Settlements   |   State: California   |   #17926

What are my rights to see the bill for damages caused by my son to someone's car?

My son sat on the trunk of a friends car and put dent in the trunk. The parents got an estimate from the dealer for $700. We asked for a competitive bid but they refused and demanded money in 5 days or face legal action. We are willing to pay we just want to get a better price if possible. They have already made the repairs and their attorney sent a letter demanding $700. Did ...

06/22/2009   |   Category: Civil Actions » Settlements   |   State: Kentucky   |   #17125

What if I was ordered to complete a Florida Rule of Civil procedure form 1.977 and I do not?

My wife and I have lost a law suit for $28,000. We have been ordered to complete a Florida Rule of Civil procedure form 1.977. We strongly object to filling in that part of the form that asks the names and addresses of our children. They are all over the age of 45. None live in the State of Florida. What can the reprecussions be if we refuse to give this information?

04/28/2009   |   Category: Civil Actions » Settlements   |   State: Florida   |   #16308

My wife has been awarded a settlement but the attorneys will not disburse the funds

Through the San Diego Probate Court , my wife is trying to become the legal conservator for her brother (he is 45 and mentally disabled). In November of 2007, My wife and her disabled brother were plaintiffs in a civil lawsuit that settled. She completed all of the legal forms required and our attorneys received the funds from the defendant's insurance company. It's nearly four...

04/28/2009   |   Category: Civil Actions » Settlements   |   State: ALL   |   #16277

What is the best way to mamage funds my daughter is receiving from a lawsuit?

My daughter is receiving a $225K settlement, $150K first payment + $75K to come later, from the accidental death of her 6-month old daughter under the care of the babysitter. The payment is coming from the insurance company of the babysitter. I was appointed by the court as the administrator and so I opened a estate account under the daughter's name. But then I was told by o...

04/23/2009   |   Category: Civil Actions » Settlements   |   State: New York   |   #16095

Can defendant be required to pay for future medical bills after settlement has been made?

In a personal injury case in which the plaintiff is totally disabled from a wreck that is the subject of the case, can the defendant be required to pay for future medical bills after the case is settled?

05/09/2007   |   Category: Civil Actions » Settlements   |   State: Tennessee   |   #4331

Is there a cap on the amount you can collect in a lawsuit for medical expenses?

In a personal injury case where medical bills are $20,000, is there a certain amount of your medical bills you can sue for?

05/09/2007   |   Category: Civil Actions » Settlements   |   State: Tennessee   |   #4328
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